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MIDDLE GRADE ADMISSIONS

Thank you for your interest in the Middle Grades at NEST+m, a citywide Gifted and Talented program. As NEST+m is a screened school, all students must take our entrance exam to be considered for admission.

Enrollment Weighting 2016-17

 NEST+m
Entrance Exam

Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts

Standardized Test Scores:Math

Student Course Grades

Attendance and Punctuality

60%

10%

10%

15%

5%

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria ranges identified below may be adjusted based on the applicant pool.

  • Course Grades: English (85-100), Math (85-100), Social Studies (85-100), Science (85-100)
  • Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (3.0-4.5), Math (3.0-4.5)
  • Attendance and Punctuality

Presentation for Families from the Office of Student Enrollment 

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Presentation for Families from NEST+m

Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)
Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)
Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)
Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)
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Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)
Nest Tutoring | Queens | Manhattan | New York City (NYC)

Special Note

On Tuesday, January 17th, we will be sending invitations for students to test at NEST+m for entrance in the 2017-18 school year. These invites will be sent to select elementary schools based on our admissions selection criteria and the number of seats we have available.

Admissions FAQ:

  1. Q: How many seats do you anticipate for the 2017-2018 school year?
    A: We anticipate having approximately 47 open seats.
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  3. Q: This school was not on my son’s middle school application list, what should I do?
    A: NEST+m is listed in the City-Wide Middle School application. We are listed as “New Explorations into Science, Technology, and Math”.
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  5. Q:If my family and I did not attend the Open House, can we still apply?
    A:Open House is not mandatory; this will not have a negative impact on the application.
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  7. Q:I forgot to add NEST+m on the Middle Grade application; can I register for the exam?
    A:All students are required to rank us on the Middle School application; we will send invitations to the entrance exam based on the child’s ELA and Math scores, GPA, and attendance.
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  9. Q:I am a parent applying for middle school, should we mail our records and transcripts separately?
    A:Once you turn in the completed Middle School application to your child’s guidance counselor, all required data is sent to us electronically. Please do not send paper copies.
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  11. Q:My child attends a private school, how can we apply?
    A:You will need to request a Middle School application through the DOE Office of Student Enrollment.
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  13. Q:Do I need to fill out a separate application?
    A:No, all students are required to rank us on the City-Wide Middle School application.
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